Real Madrid reclaimed top position in La Liga

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 | 1

Since the beginning of this season of La Liga, most of the times, Real Madrid holded the top position but all of a sudden, they lost their place by Sevilla but not for too long. Spanish giant Barcelona which is also the current La Liga champion replaced Sevilla and took the 1st ranking position and they also did not capture it for long. Just couple of hours later, Real Madrid played against Villarreal at the home arena of Villarreal but they were about to lose the match where they fallen behind at the beginning of the second half of the match by 2 – 0. But, finally, they turned their back and won the match by Cristiano, Bale and Morata. All three players scored one goal each. So, through the victory, Real Madrid has reclaimed the top position of the La Liga point table by replacing Barcelona.

Villarreal missed a great opportunity at the 11 minutes of the game when their defender made a high speed shot but Real goalkeeper stopped that with amazing skill. Just two minutes later, Real striker Benzema made it to the d box but he did not passed the ball but shot himself and missed. This time Villarreal stopper Sergio Asenjo was the hero.

But Sergio Asenjo got injured to stop the shot and failed to stand on the field and replaced by Andres Fernandez. However, in 31st minutes of the game, Villarreal forward Samu got a chance but faced another failure. So, the first half finished with 0 – 0. At the beginning of the 2nd half, Benzema and Cristiano missed two chance within the first two minutes but later in 50 minutes of the match, Villarreal did not miss but stepped ahead by 1 – 0. Villarreal Spanish midfielder made the shot from almost 16 yards and Real stopper missed. Just after five minutes, Villarreal made another attack and made the differences double.

Since then, Real gone mad and started attack and attack. In 61 minutes Ronaldo made a shot but missed again and Real felt disappointed. But just three minutes later, they achieved their first goal. Later, Real got a penalty when Bruno touched the ball within d box. Ronaldo made the score by the penalty. In 83rd minutes of the match, Morata scored the winning goal by head. So, through the match, Real achieved total 55 points in 23 matches where Barcelona got 54 points in 24 matches.

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